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How to watch the Billboard Music Awards live

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The 24th Billboard Music Awards were held at Las Vegas’ famed T-Mobile Arena on May 21st, 2017. The event was available to stream via a range of different outlets. You can use a VPN to watch the 2018 Billboard Music Awards live.

When are the 2018 Billboard Music Awards?

While exact times are still TBD, the 2017 Billboard Music Awards aired at 8:00 PM Eastern (5 PM Pacific), and this year’s awards are expected to follow suit.

Here are the best sources to watch the Billboard Music Awards.

How do I stream the Billboard Music Awards live?

Stream on ABC Live

In 2017, the easiest way to watch the Billboard Music Awards was through ABC Go. To watch in 2018, you’ll likely need to sign in or sign up for a new account, but once you’ve provided your login information (including a valid U.S. cable provider) you can stream live from anywhere in the world.

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Stream via the ABC app

In 2017, you could also stream the awards live straight through the free ABC app, which is available on both iOS and Android devices, as well as Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Roku and more.

Watch the Billboard Music Awards with Sling TV and PlayStation Vue

Cord cutters will likely also be able to stream the 2018 Billboard Music Awards via Sling TV and PlayStation Vue. However, you’ll need to create a new account or log into an existing one to stream.

Interesting facts about the Billboard Music Awards

Celebrating the best in new and up-and-coming artists, the Billboard Music Awards feature epic guests and stunning musical acts. Do you consider yourself an expert when it comes to today’s music charts?

Here are a few facts you may not know.

  • The Billboard Awards went on hiatus in 2006 but returned in 2011. Since 1990, the Awards have honored the best in current and up-and-coming artists.
  • Mariah Carey has the prestigious honor of winning the most Billboard Awards, with 32 total wins. Taylor Swift is a distant second with 21 wins.
  • The first Billboard Music Awards show was held back in 1989. Michael Jackson won Top Billboard 200 Album for his record Bad, while Janet Jackson took home the Video of the Year award.

Check back later for a full list of nominations, artists, and performers for the 2018 show.

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